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DescriptiondBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.Embeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score11.18
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#294  Overall
#44  Document stores
Websitewww.dbase.comgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasegithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.md
DeveloperAsthon TateSoftmotions
Initial release19792012
Current releasedBASE 2019, 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
server-less
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_id
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.in-process shared library
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.no
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesno

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